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O. Henry Museum to Host Writing Workshop
Mary Helen Specht teaches a Short Story Master Class
"...You know the whole “if these walls could talk” thing?..."

Sept. 2, 2010 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Party Hats On: O. Henry Turns 150
Here’s the lineup for Saturday’s O. Henry Birthday Crawl
"...Was Austin’s O. Henry the Original Slacker? That’s the case being made..."

Sept. 10, 2012 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Puns Very Intended at the O. Henry Pun-Off
The annual world championship encourages groans
"...Master punster Gary Hallock makes it quickly clear that he is a unique..."

May 8, 2019 Chron Events Post by Gracie Awalt

Oh! O. Henry Haikus
Docent-turned-poet launches book
"...Get a good whiff of Air that/Ain't been/Breathed/Before at tonight's party...."

April 24, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Snapshot: O. Henry Pun-Off
The air was thick with groans at last weekend’s celebration of wordplay
"...Once upun a time – actually, just a puny few..."

May 18, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

The Bullock in the Museum Shop
Supporters say the Bullock History Museum has acted as a catalyst for smaller local museums.
"...The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum isn't the only museum..."

Feb. 21, 2003 News Feature

Adult Education
Three chances to sharpen your writing tools
"...The O. Henry Museum and the Austin Bat Cave are known..."

Sept. 7, 2011 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Lost City
Steven Saylor's Austin Murder Mystery, A Twist at the End: A Novel of O. Henry
"...To get from ancient Rome to Austin, Texas, 1885, Steven Saylor had..."

April 7, 2000 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Puns of Steel
There's a science to interpreting puns; just ask audience members at the 23rd Annual O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships.
"...Last Sunday in downtown Austin, a woman in a bright pink floor-length gown..."

May 12, 2000 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Fools Rush In
Annual pun-off is all full – sorta
"...The April Fools Day registration for the annual O. Henry Pun-Off was..."

April 1, 2014 Books Post by Monica Riese

Essential History Museums and Cultural Spaces
Fun for everyone from history buffs to kids who like hands-on science
"...Ever wondered where the “Come and Take It” meme first started?..."

March 3, 2017 Chronolog Post

Bennett's Bestowal
"...Valerie Bennett, curator of the O. Henry Museum, might disagree with this..."

March 20, 1998 Books Column by Clay Smith

Texas Writers Month Events, May 2-May 9
"...Thursday, May 27-9pm, LBJ Library and Museum (2313 Red River)..."

May 3, 2002 Books Feature

The Last Shall Be First
New Year's Eve becomes a cultural extravaganza with First Night Austin
"...The last night of 2005 will be the first night of First Night..."

Dec. 30, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Public Notice
In honor of the O. Henry Pun-Off, Public Notice swears off the puns this week.
"...No Pun We wondered aloud if it were possible to write about this..."

May 18, 2001 Column by Kate X Messer

House Sitting
The Dickinson-Hannig House looks for a home
"...Wrapped in black plastic, propped on metal beams, the historic Dickinson-Hannig House patiently waits..."

Nov. 23, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Where They're Coming From
Connecting the Dots of Texas Writers Month 2002
"...There's more to the month than the poster...."

June 7, 2002 Books Feature by Shawn Badgley

"...up 1996, it's nice to be able to share some thank-yous handed out to a number of local arts..."

Jan. 3, 1997 Arts Column

How to pun your way to fame, how to meet lots of Texas writers, and how to discover the truth behind the mysterious and controversial de la Peña diary.
"...Texas Writers Month kicks off with a party at the Hirshfeld-Moore House..."

April 28, 2000 Books Column by Clay Smith

Kids Say the Darnedest Things
Celebrating young writers at tomorrow's O. Henry Writing Club reception
"...It's anybody's guess what the publishing industry will look like tomorrow..."

April 23, 2010 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Things to Do Downtown During the Texas Tribune Festival
Take a break with these hot spots within walking distance of the Capitol
"...Here for the Texas Tribune Festival and need respite from politics?..."

Sept. 12, 2018 Chron Events Post by Shalavé Cawley

Austin Arts Survey
Answer a few questions, and you might help the city ramp up its arts programming
"...Want to see even more culture in the city of Austin's Parks & Recreation..."

Nov. 14, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Something 'Weird' This Way Comes
Amelia Gray's winning experiment in oddity
"...Amelia Gray is the first one to admit her stories are weird. It's right there..."

Nov. 5, 2010 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

O. Henry's Full House
His popular (and populist) short stories pretty much invited adaptations, a calculated risk that 20th Century Fox decided to gamble on in 1952

Dec. 1, 2006 Screens Review by Steve Uhler

Texas Writers Month

April 30, 1999 Books Feature

The 24th Annual O.Henry Pun-Off World Championships and other upcoming literary events.
"...O.Henry Pun-Off..."

May 18, 2001 Books Column by Clay Smith

Upcoming events in Austin's literary life

Feb. 9, 2001 Books Column by Clay Smith

Wordsmith Smackdown
A new documentary about the funny, punny world of Austin's annual O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships.
"...The moment when Pun-Smoke: The Search for the Worst shifts from..."

May 2, 2003 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

How to apply for UT Press' publishing fellowship; upcoming literary events in Austin.
"...UT Press Fellowship..."

April 14, 2000 Books Column by Clay Smith

Mixed Notes
"...UT prof and Texas Institute of Letters president Don Graham, whose..."

May 1, 1998 Books Column by Clay Smith

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